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Considering Short-time work and Lay-off as an alternative to retrenchment in 2021
January 15, 2021
The Second Wave of the Covid-19 pandemic will irrefutably place a further colossal financial constraint on businesses and/or numerous revenue sources and/or sector(s). With a fragile economy and an ailing health sector, employers will be compelled to re-evaluate their business operations going into 2021.
 
What is the legal effect of a resignation when attempting to avoid a disciplinary hearing or sanction of dismissal?
December 15, 2020
An employer has the right to take justified disciplinary action against employees found guilty of misconduct during their employment, while an employee also has the right to resign and terminate the employment relationship provided that the resignation is not in breach of the contract of employment.
 
What is the effect when an existing Shareholders’ agreement is inconsistent with the Companies Act or the company’s Memorandum of Incorporation?
December 15, 2020
A question that often arises is whether a Shareholders’ agreement is subject to a company’s Memorandum of Incorporation (MoI).
 
When is a company or a group of companies required to compile consolidated financial statements?
December 15, 2020
Consolidated financial statements are statements in which the operations of a holding entity with subsidiaries should be reflected as those of a single entity. 
 
What you should know about alcohol and substance abuse while working remotely
December 14, 2020
Since the beginning of lockdown, most employers have adopted remote working policies.
 
Remotely deposed affidavits – the validity and requirements of a sworn affidavit deposed to electronically
December 10, 2020
Affidavits play an important role and form an inherent part of documentary evidence within a legal context. 
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